Danish Refugee Council
Facilitate a coherent and comprehensive alignment of the schedule, scope, requirements, pre-requisites, risks and goals of the ERP programme among managers at country/regional level.
Present DEMOS and ERP Objectives before implementation
Identify or act as project manager for major initiatives prior to the implementation of the ERP system, including the assurance that such initiatives are completed in a timely manner.
set up and maintain a reporting, communication and meeting structure with country/regional management which ensures that the communication and change management activities of the ERP Programme is presented to country/regional management.
Work closely with CD/SMT and Change manager to develop a communication plan in country on ERP
Support Area offices on general implementation of ERP
Prepare a training schedule in liaison with the Country Directors, for communication with Regional ERP Coordinator and HQ Project Team
Coordinate in country training plan for Heavy users and Light Users for Supply Chain
Coordinate regional training and work as the link with Regional Coordinator to confirm trainees
Coordinate and review nominated trainees for clearance with CD and submission to RO
Ensure IT pre-requisite requirements are implemented on time
Coordinate Data migration exercise with respective country HODs for timely RO submission
Provide regular updates to country CD/SMT on status of ERP implementation.
Attend regular meetings with RO to provide status update on implementation
Flag challenges or areas that require decision on ERP implementation with CD/HOSS
Liaise with Country HOSS for licenses with RO/HQ
Ensure effective ERP Budget Provision and management in close coordination with HOSS/CD
To be successful in this role, we expect you to be a positive, mature leader with a proven track record of developing effective initiatives, programmes, and impact. You thrive in managing a wide range of responsibilities, and can effectively communicate and lead the country team. You enjoy working with teams of committed staff to build collaboration and capacity within the regional programmes and building strong relationships with the regional team.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: you focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process
Collaborating: you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: you take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: you act in line with our vision and values
Moreover, we also expect the following:
Experience and technical competencies:
At least 3 years’ proven experience in implementation of an ERP system
A degree in IT related field and/or Business Administration; Master’s Degree Preferable.
Experience in working in an International NGO
Proven experience with assessing and strengthening institutional, organizational and technical capacity
Ability to work under pressure and with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
Ability to train end users on Information Management systems
Highly experienced and skilled to trouble shoot ERP systems
Excellent inter-personal, communication and negotiation skill
Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and adaptability
Experience working in insecure environments and willingness to travel within the region
Experience in East Africa Region & Yemen will be seen as an advantage
DRC encourages all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.
Availability: 1st August 2018
Duty station: Nairobi – Kenya;
Reporting: This position reports Regional Head of Support Services
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension
Contract: National contract in accordance with DRC terms for National staff in Kenya.
Danish Refugee Council does not charge any kind of fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents.
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